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Quezon City is the largest city of Metropolitan Manila, which is an urban agglomeration of 16 cities and 1 one municipality. This region is the political, economic, social, cultural, and educational center of the Philippines. As proclaimed by Presidential Decree No. 940, Metro Manila as a whole is the Philippines’ seat of government.
Of the Metro Manila local governments, Quezon City has the biggest population, constituting 24% of the regional population. With a population of nearly three million, Quezon City is one of the largest sources of manpower in the Philippines, with its employable human resource assets of 1.672 million. More than 20,000 college graduates contribute to its productive pool every year. Its big consumer market is dominated by the youth, with more than 40% of the population younger than 20 years.
The literacy rate of the general population is higher than the national average at 98.32%. The city has a large English-speaking population, with English the language of instruction in almost all subjects in school and in business.
Quezon City is gaining its place in the global arena. The websites of the United Nations and the World Bank have highlighted the city’s success. The World Bank cited the city’s transformation “from a debt-ridden, disintegrating urban center, into one of the richest and cleanest in the Philippines.” The Asian Development Bank believes that other Philippine cities can take a cue from Quezon City’s achievements.
In a wide range of fora organized by various international institutions and associations, including UN Habitat, ICLEI organization of sustainable cities, C40 and the World Urban Forum, Quezon City has been chosen to share its experiences and success stories with other cities of the world.